November 16, 2021

Author, Philanthropist Dr. Lucille O’Neal Named Carnival Radiance Godmother

Mother of Carnival’s Chief Fun Officer Shaquille O’Neal to Officially Name Totally Transformed Ship in Long Beach Dr. Lucille O’Neal – author, philanthropist and mother of Carnival Cruise Line’s Chief Fun Officer Shaquille O’Neal – has been named godmother of the totally transformed Carnival Radiance, set to debut in December following a $200 million dry…
November 14, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Resumes Guest Operations From Tampa With Carnival Pride

Continuing its successful restart, Carnival Cruise Line resumed guest operations today from Tampa, Fla. with Carnival Pride. A second ship, Carnival Paradise, will join Carnival Pride, in March 2022. To commemorate the special day, Carnival held a “Back to Fun” event at the Port of Tampa. Carnival’s Vice President of Guest Operations Sarah Beth Reno,…
November 11, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Solidifies Its Leadership In Texas Cruise Market By Announcing Brand-New Excel-Class Ship Coming To Galveston In 2023

Carnival Jubilee Will Bring LNG Energy Platform, Roller Coaster and New Dining, Entertainment and Accommodations Inspired by Mardi Gras That Debuted in July Announcement Comes the Same Day That Carnival Confirms That Its Entire U.S. Fleet Will be Back in Guest Operations by March 2022 On the heels of the rave reviews of its newest…
November 9, 2021

Carnival Announces Senior Officers for Carnival Radiance

As it prepares to debut Carnival Radiance, Carnival Cruise Line announced the senior leadership team who will be at the helm of the transformed ship scheduled to debut this December. These experienced mariners and passionate leaders will oversee a team of more than 1,000 team members and include: • Captain Stefano Bonica: Captain Bonica joined…
November 3, 2021

BAM! Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse Invites Guests to Join Him During Thanksgiving Week Cruise Aboard Carnival Mardi Gras

What could be better for a foodie than cruising on Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras during Thanksgiving week? Sailing with award-winning Chef Emeril Lagasse of course! Emeril will join Mardi Gras for her Nov. 20 departure from Port Canaveral, Fla. and experience all that Carnival’s new flagship has to offer, as well as see for…
October 29, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Welcomes Bahamas Prime Minister During Mardi Gras’ Stop in Nassau

The celebrations on the inaugural cruise for Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras continued today in Nassau as Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy and Captain Vincenzo Alcaras welcomed Bahamas Prime Minister The Honourable Philip Brave Davis, members of his cabinet and local officials aboard for a tour and luncheon meeting. The ship, flying the Bahamian…
October 28, 2021

Carnival Mardi Gras Gets Its Groove On And Raises Record Amount For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

The celebrations on the inaugural cruise for Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras continued today while at sea, as the ship’s Godmother Kimberly Jiménez, along with Miss Universe Andrea Meza and other Miss Universe titleholders, joined Cruise Director Mike Pack and Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy for the Groove for St. Jude, an onboard fundraiser…
October 27, 2021

Miss Universe, Dominican Republic, Welcomes Carnival Mardi Gras to Her Home Country

The celebrations on the inaugural cruise for Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras continued today in Amber Cove, Dominican Republic, as the ship’s Godmother and Miss Universe, Dominican Republic, Kimberly Jiménez welcomed the ship to her home country. In conjunction with the visit, Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy presented a $25,000 donation to Niños de…
October 26, 2021

Miss Universe Puerto Rico Welcomes Carnival Mardi Gras and Miss Universe Titleholders to San Juan

Carnival Cruise Line’s celebratory cruise following the christening of its new flagship Mardi Gras last Saturday made its first stop with a call in San Juan, Puerto Rico today. As part of the day’s festivities, the reigning Miss Universe, Puerto Rico, Estefania Soto-Torres and the incoming Miss Universe, Puerto Rico, Michelle Colón welcomed some very…
October 23, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Christens Mardi Gras in First Naming Ceremony in the U.S. Since Industry Restart

Carnival Cruise Line today christened Mardi Gras at Port Canaveral, Fla. at a “Universe of Fun” celebration befitting of the world’s most fun cruise ship, in the first ship naming ceremony held in the U.S. since the cruise industry’s restart this summer. Carnival’s Chief Fun Officer Shaquille O’Neal attended the festivities and cut the ribbon…